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"autumn" in British English

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autumnnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈɔː.təm/  us   /ˈɑː.t̬əm/ (US usually fall)
A2 the ​season of the ​year between ​summer and ​winter, ​lasting from ​September to ​Novembernorth of the equator and from ​March to May ​south of the ​equator, when ​fruits and ​cropsbecomeready to ​eat and are ​picked, and ​leaves fall: We like to ​travel in (the) autumn when there are fewer ​tourists. Last autumn we went to Germany. It's been a very ​mild autumn. autumn ​colours/​leaves an autumn ​day/​evening

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(Definition of autumn from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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autumnnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈɔ·t̬əm/
the ​season of the ​year between ​summer and ​winter, ​lasting from ​September to ​Decembernorth of the ​equator and from ​March to ​Junesouth of the ​equator; ​fall
(Definition of autumn from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “autumn”
in Korean 가을…
in Arabic الخَريف…
in Malaysian musim luruh…
in French automne…
in Russian осень…
in Chinese (Traditional) 秋天,秋季…
in Italian autunno…
in Turkish sonbahar…
in Polish jesień…
in Spanish otoño…
in Vietnamese mùa thu…
in Portuguese outono…
in Thai ฤดูใบไม้ร่วง…
in German der Herbst…
in Catalan tardor…
in Japanese 秋…
in Chinese (Simplified) 秋天,秋季…
in Indonesian musim gugur…
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